Galina Rusak was born in 1955 in the Belarusian city of Molodechno. Here she graduated from an art school. In 1979 she moved to Leningrad and became the student on the courses of the glorified Felix Volosenkov who created well-known "The St. Petersburg Academy of the Modern Art of Immortals". Now she lives and works in St. Petersburg.
- "Shells", Gallery 14/45, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2014
- Exhibition of works of Vera Pavlova and Galina Rusak, Guild of Masters gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2011
- "Apocryphal stories", Russian Museum of Ethnography, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1999
Works of the artist are in private collections in Russia and abroad.
In her works, Galina Rusak creates the special Universe, filled with the atmosphere of the fairy tale with the unclear plot. Female characters exist in the mysterious and harmonious environment, they are busy with mysterious daily affairs; their faces are serene and serious, and the movements are sure. Wise animals with deep thoughtful eyes – faithful companions and interlocutors of fantastic princesses live in this Universe. The works of Rusak are the portals inviting into other reality, strange and shrouded by a secret.
Galina Rusak's works draw attention by the special technics. She combines smooth and pastose painting, decorative elements and embossed surface. Her pictures leave the feeling of a precious jewelry which wants to inspire admiration.